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Has been fairly easy to grind considering.
Harbor freight files for knife making. It really is the single best investment you will make in knife making. Not having money to get my 2 x 72 belt grinder i took a chance to increase belt speed and improve the. Has anyone used the harbor freight 4×36 belt grinder for knife making.
I use the hf 4×36 belt sander for roughing in the knives that i forge and it takes forever. Fwiw a piece of 1030 will shatter if heated to 1500f and quenched. I would say that most makers with at least a years worth of experience wont waste time making a knife from a file.
I did my best at annealing the file and used the magnet test. I am thinking about picking up a small 1 inch x whatever grinder from harbor freight tomorrow. I started out with a gough jig then a 1×30 harbor freight belt grinder before upgrading to a 2×72.
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Seems like a good deal for 60. Always follow all of the instructions and warnings included with our products. Thank you for the input guys feb 20 2015 5.
Looked like a good way to enter into knife making that might be a step up from a file jig. Good luck i hope you get your grinder soon. There are sure to be exceptions and those who swear that a file is the best steel you can getbut you wont find a file knife for sale by many skilled makers.
I have been using an angle grinder for most of the work but its been tedious trying to keep the steel cool. We cut out the middleman and pass the savings to you.
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